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The York Cycle Rally.  The Clarion Cycling Club 1895 had secured Trade Union funding for two pull-up display stands about Clarion cyclists who fought in Spain.




Floor 4 Gallery, University Library, University of Southampton, Highfields, Southampton SO17 1BJ

‘The Basque Child Refugees from the Spanish Civil War - history and memory’: an afternoon of talks, plus ‘From Bilbao to Southampton to Salford’ an exhibition of work by Claire Hignett. 1.30pm–5.30pm in Building 6 and Level 4 Gallery, Hartley Library, Southampton University, University Road, Southampton.

George Brown Commemoration weekend. Friday 29 June 8.30pm wreath laying at St Columcilie's Graveyard followed by Live Music at The Otter Bar Inistioge.  30 June 12 noon SCW Poster Exhibition at Cols Abhann Inistioge, film show.  2.30pm Tree planting at Woodstock Gardens 4.30pm Brass Band recital at Millennium Gardens with Spanish buffet.  1 July 12 noon guided tour of Woodstock Gardens.

Launch of the Spanish Collection Catalogue 19.00-20.30, Marx Memorial

IBMT's annual commemoration at the International Brigade memorial, located in Jubilee Gardens, on London’s Southbank, SE1. With music, spoken word and wreath-laying. Starts at 1pm and runs for about an hour. Followed by an informal social at Horse & Stable pub on Westminster Bridge Road.

Screening of the documentary ‘The Silence of Others’ (Spain-USA, 2018, director Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar; executive producer Pedro Almodóvar), which follows victims as they fight a state-imposed amnesia against the crimes of Franco’s dictatorship. 8.30pm at NFT3, BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XT; booking and information:

Unveiling of new plaque at the former Basque children’s colony site at Pendragon House; full details to be announced; check:

The 134th Durham Miners Gala.  For further details see

Commemoration at the Wales International Brigade memorial, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3AD; from 11.30am followed by a tapas lunch at Curado Bar, 2 Westgate Street, Cardiff CF10 1EB. Contact Mary Greening:

Commemoration at 1pm at the International Brigade memorial, Duchess of Hamilton Park, Motherwell ML1 3AL. Social plus entertainment afterwards at the nearby Railway Tavern (31 Merry Street, Motherwell ML1 1JJ). Contact:

Tolpuddle Martyr's Festival.  Full details at

Launch of the new comprehensive online catalogue of the Marx Memorial Library’s Spanish Collection of archives relating to the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War; including screening of two new short promotional videos jointly produced with the IBMT. Speakers include IBMT Patron Professor Peter Crome. 7pm-8.30pm at the Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU.

Unveiling of a plaque in the municipal cemetery of El Perelló, near Tarragona, to mark the remains of two British Battalion members, John Ferguson and James Scott, in a mass grave where the bodies of many Spanish Republicans are also buried. The unveiling coincides with the 80th anniversary of the final action of the British Battalion in the Battle of the Ebro. More details, including confirmation of date, to follow.

Launch of new booklet on the Aberdeen International Brigaders produced by Nina Londragan and the Aberdeen Trades Union Council. 6.30pm-8.30pm at the Town House, Broad Street, Aberdeen AB10 1AQ. Programme to be confirmed.